HUNTINGTON (AP) — Two golden retrievers destined to be euthanized at the Huntington-Cabell-Wayne Animal Shelter have won a court-ordered reprieve and a new home.
The Herald-Dispatch reports that a woman who sued to prevent the dogs’ deaths became their new owner on Friday after a court order by a Circuit Court judge.
The dogs’ previous owner brought them to the shelter and paid to have the animals euthanized, citing the dogs’ health problems.
The new owner is Connie Kirk, who has helped out at the shelter. She sought legal help from to allow them to be put up for adoption.
After Kirk was granted possession of the dogs, they were taken to be groomed and then went home with her.